Barkley, Battier Stick Up For James

Ever since “The Decision” last summer it seems fans have been ready to attack LeBron James whenever he has a bad game or he makes a mistake while speaking with the media.

However, over the past year it’s become pretty clear while talking with coaches and players around the NBA that James is still the most feared player in the NBA.

During the NBA Finals it seems like James has lost of the positive “buzz” he built as he hasn’t been an explosive scorer so far. This afternoon I was able to chat with Charles Barkley and Shane Battier about what they’ve seen from James in the NBA Finals and they were able to talk about the huge impact he has had in the NBA Finals so far even though his stats in the box score are lacking.

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Ryan McNeill Ryan McNeill has appeared on NBA XL, ESPN Radio, The Fan 590, The Score, TSN Radio and The Home Stretch. He has covered the NBA with media credentials since the 2007-08 season.

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